The resignation of Kelly O’Dwyer highlighted a rather obvious issue: our parliament is a hostile work environment for women. Solutions do exist, however.
Confronting America’s deeper issues means looking at it through its fragility, rather than the superpower status it cultivates.
This International Women’s Day, we’re looking at the achievements of our pioneering Australian female politicians. Leave your party politics at the door.
The process of achieving true gender equality feels like it’s going at snail’s pace, but in these troubling times, a fifty-fifty ratio is urgently needed to bring greater political and economic stability to the world.
From the shadowed ruins of Brexit, the level minded approach of women such as Angela Merkel and Nicola Sturgeon will be crucial in both damage limitation and moving forward.
Women in power face a continuous climb, a task made all the more arduous by their detractors’ refusal to acknowledge that the hill actually exists.
Conrad Liveris urges Australian politicians to follow Germany’s example as it steps up to the plate and announces quotas for leadership when it comes to under-representation of women in positions of power.
Queensland’s new Labor Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has taken big steps forward for women in politics, but Conrad Liveris is still waiting for that glass ceiling to completely crash down.